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Canada Guide 2023
Nationwide - Canada Real Estate
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4 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by McCarthy Tétrault LLP

As Canada's largest commercial real estate practice, we close more deals than any other firm

We love a challenge and we excel at advising you on all of your real estate matters, whether acquiring an entire portfolio of properties, selling a single property, forming a real estate investment fund, supporting the development of a large project, negotiating a complex lease agreement, or refinancing a loan.

Consistently ranked as the country’s #1 real estate law practice, our Real Property & Planning Group helps you jump on opportunities and conquer obstacles as they arise. Our lawyers’ breadth of knowledge of the Canadian commercial real estate market is unsurpassed, enabling us to advise you on the complete spectrum of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, development and municipal properties across Canada.

Working to be your trusted real estate partner
As your advisor, we use innovative and collaborative strategies to reach practical and timely solutions. With offices across Canada, we can ensure that you quickly and efficiently capitalize on opportunities whenever and wherever they arise, whether locally, nationally or internationally.

Chambers Review

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Real Estate - Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for

McCarthy Tétrault is widely recognised for its consummate ability to deliver leading real estate expertise from its well-placed regional bases throughout Canada. The firm advises REITs, private investors, financial institutions and pension plans on a diverse range of real estate issues, with notable experience of financing and traditional commercial transactions, including portfolio deals. The team also offers specialist knowledge of development, co-ownerships and fund formation matters.

Work Highlights

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  • McCarthy Tétrault acted for Perimeter Solar on its joint venture acquisition with OMERS of approximately 145,000 acres of timberland in Algoma District, Ontario for CAD65 million.

Notable Practitioners

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Abraham Costin
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Abraham Costin
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Senior Statespeople

Abraham Costin is a distinguished lawyer with an impressive track record of handling large-scale commercial real estate transactions in Ontario. Over the course of his long career he has advised a range of big-name developers as well as major corporates and financial institutions on high-profile projects. Costin's experience also includes advising on insolvency matters relating to real property.
"Abraham is the consummate legal adviser. He has a deep knowledge of the law tempered with a healthy dose of commercial practicality and reality."

John C Currie
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John C Currie
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John Currie is sought after for his market-leading expertise in commercial real estate and his skill set that covers the entire development process, including financing and leasing. Currie acts for REITs, investors and lenders on their real estate interests in Ontario and throughout the country.
"John is very highly regarded in the lending community." "John is one of the most respected real estate lawyers on the street. He combines technical skill with unparalleled experience and a relationship-oriented approach to serving his clients."

Tzen-Yi Goh
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Tzen-Yi Goh
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Tzen-Yi Goh is an esteemed real estate lawyer who is often consulted on commercial real estate matters concerning developments both in Ontario and nationwide. He offers additional expertise in project finance and secured lending deals.
"Tzen is a very experienced real estate lawyer who has the ability to problem solve in complex transactions." "Tzen-Yi is a pragmatic and approachable lawyer who looks for solutions."

Danny C Grandilli
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Danny C Grandilli
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Danny Grandilli is valued by investors and developers for his diverse commercial expertise in relation to real estate mandates across the country. He is based in Toronto.
"Danny has a very strong and broad practice."

Ranked Lawyers at
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

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Abraham Costin
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Abraham Costin
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Senior Statespeople
John C Currie
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John C Currie
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Danny C Grandilli
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Danny C Grandilli
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Tzen-Yi Goh
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Tzen-Yi Goh
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